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Category Archives: Library Boards
When Will We Ever Learn?
Prepared for the Job
Public libraries in Wisconsin, and probably every other state, are overseen by a board of trustees. We love and need our trustees. But sometimes we forget that they are volunteers, and don’t always know what their job involves/includes. I’m teaching … Continue reading
Library Advocacy Done Right!
There is very little I can say about Thing 1 and Thing 2 (from The M Word). Except, read it. And watch the video. And read the Power Guide. And learn how your library can do this too. Library boards, … Continue reading
So How’s Your Board Doing?
I haven’t talked about public library board members (or as they are often called, Trustees) lately, and that’s a mistake. Public libraries are nowhere without their boards, and in fact, in most states, the boards hire and supervise the director, … Continue reading
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Library Trustees–an Important Asset
I believe that it is true that members of a public library board, sometimes called trustees, can be the very best tool that library has. I also believe it is imperative to educate them so that they can be as … Continue reading